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    Food poisoning claims in St Albans


    St Alban’s is a cathedral city. While you are in the town you can visit St Albans Cathedral and the Verulamium Park. The Verulamium Park is a tourist destination frequented by visitors throughout the year which has Roman City walls and gate, a museum that holds excavated Roman objects and facilities which include children’s play area, an indoor swimming pool, a boating lake, sports and leisure facilities among others.

    Being on holiday with your family can be a time of fun but it can become a nightmare if one of you develops food poisoning after eating contaminated food in a hotel restaurant. You should report the injury to the hotel staff who served you, but, they may refuse to take responsibility and that is why you need a personal injury lawyer’s help. Here, we tell you more about food poisoning claims in St Albans.

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    After answering a few simple questions with Accident Advice Helpline, you will know there and then whether you can make no win no fee food poisoning claims in St Albans and how much compensation you might get if the claim becomes successful.

    What you will be actually awarded in compensation will depend on the negotiations for settlements between the lawyer and the defendant or assessments by the court based on the evidence presented and witness statements.

    Most injury claims are finalised over the phone but you will be required to attend an additional medical assessment to substantiate the evidence. Accident Advice Helpline will guide you through so you should not become anxious.

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    Food poisoning claims in St Albans

    Food should be properly cooked. Raw meat should be handled separately from raw food which is to be consumed without cooking such as fruits and vegetables. The chef should wash hands thoroughly after handling raw meat to prevent E-coli.

    • Abdominal infections-caused by bacteria, viruses or parasites. The doctor my ask the patient the medical history and conduct diagnostic tests to determine the cause of the infection.
    • Diarrhoea-symptoms include loose watery stool, frequent bowel movements and in serious conditions blood or mucus in the stool may be noticed.
    • Vomiting-replace fluids by drinking plenty of water and fluids as often as possible but if vomiting does not go away on its own seek medical treatment.
    • Dehydration and electrolytes (loss of minerals)-this may be treated by rehydration and in some instances intravenous fluids may be administered. Drink soups, juices and broth to replace fluids, sodium and lost electrolytes.
    • Fever-high temperatures in addition to other conditions may indicate that there is an infection.
    • Nausea and weakness-may accompany vomiting.
    • Stomach pains and cramps-you may feel cramps in the abdomen accompanied by severe pain which should be reported to your doctor.

    If you’ve experienced food poisoning and would like to make a no win no fee in St Alban’s claim for compensation get in touch with Accident Advice Helpline today on 0800 689 0500 from a landline or call from a mobile on 0333 500 0993.

    Date Published: 5th March 2014

    Author: David Brown

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